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Some facts about hedgehogs…

* They are lactose intolerant

* They are nocturnal

* They feed their babies for up to 8 weeks

* They have to be around 600g to hibernate

*They will eat cat and dog food (NOT fishy flavours though)

*They are pregnant for 35 days

* The baby hogs are called Urchins

* 85% of hogs have lungworm

* The hedgehog flea can’t live on a dog,cat or human!

Here is a picture of a hedgehog we have recently treated after he was injured by either a lawnmower or strimmer!

For hedgehog advice visit : http://www.sttiggywinkles.org.uk/hedgehog-fact-sheet.html

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